tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC June 14, 2011 12:35am-1:35am EDT
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[ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about right there! welcome to "late night" with jimmy fallon. you guys, thank you for being here tonight. congratulations to the dallas mavericks. they're the champs. congratulations to those guys. [ cheers and applause ] what a game. man, what a game between the mavs and the heat last night. i actually missed most of it, but then again, so did lebron, so -- [ laughter ] [ audience ohs ] on the bright side, it looks like lebron finally made cleveland fans happy so, that's -- that's good. [ cheers and applause ] took him long enough. you guys, it's been a week and the media continues to beat on weiner. [ laughter and applause ] this weekend, anthony weiner announced that he's taking a leave of absence but that he's leaving the door open. uh -- no word on what he's using for door stops. but he's -- apparently anthony weiner, he won't decide if he's resigning until his wife comes back from her trip to
africa with hillary clinton. i don't know what's more ridiculous -- that he thinks he can stay in office or that he thinks his wife is coming back it's just -- [ laughter ] -- funny. speaking of hillary clinton, a new comic book about hillary came out this week. it's pretty realistic. instead of being destroyed by her arch nemesis, hillary just agrees to become the secretary of state. [ laughter ] it's very interesting. [ laughter ] take your time. [ laughter ] it's all right. check this out. nasa is planning to send the first iphones into space next month. how cool is that? yeah. scientists say that if they can figure out a way to make iphones work in outer space, they can eventually get them to work here in midtown manhattan. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] so cool. that would be amazing. that would just be amazing. this is nice. in a new interview, bill gates said that facebook founder mark zuckerberg is engaged. when pressed for more info, gates just froze and had to be
rebooted. it was really -- [ laughter ] that's right. mark zuckerberg is apparently getting married. that should be a sweet ceremony. it's like, do you take this man to be your lawfully wedded husband? accept. [ laughter ] you may now like the bride. [ laughter ] it's very nice. they're honeymooning in their favorite city, farmville. it should be really cute. [ cheers and applause ] some business news. wendy's is selling the arby's restaurant chain to the company that owns cinnabon. or as most americans put it, my launch place is selling my dinner place to my breakfast place. [ laughter ] and finally -- get this. sarah palin's newly released e-mails show that she and george w. bush discussed the 2008 election. that's right. e-mails between palin and bush otherwise known as spell-check's worst nightmare. [ laughter ]
we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ so when you look at my face you got to know that i'm made of everything love and pain ♪ ♪ these are the pieces of me like every woman i know i'm complicated for sure ♪ ♪ but when i love i love till there's no love no more ♪ ♪ these are the pieces of me ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: beautiful. beautiful. that's grammy-nominated singer ledisi sitting in with the roots tonight. [ cheers and applause ] her new album -- her new album "pieces of me" is out on tuesday. thank you so much for being here. you sound great. >> thank you for having me. thank you. >> jimmy: oh, it's awesome. [ cheers and applause ] we have a great show tonight.
we have a great show tonight. the talented, the beautiful jada pinkett-smith is here! [ cheers and applause ] "hawthorne." she's really fun. he's got a new book out. a very, very funny actor and comedian, simon pegg is dropping by! [ cheers and applause ] and as you may have noticed from our special show open tonight begins "late night" video game week 2k11! [ cheers and applause ] all week long, we'll have some of this year's biggest video games right here live in the studio. tonight, we're kicking things off with the one, the only call of duty: modern warfare 3. [ cheers and applause ] everyone's talking about that -- it's going to blow your pants off. and finally, a very, very cool indy band -- givers will be performing a song off their new album -- [ cheers and applause ] -- a great song, it's a good summer jam. you can download it to your zoom. all the kids walking around with their zooms listening to this song all summer long. it's fantastic. >> higgins: they've got their walkmans -- reel to reels.
it's great. >> jimmy: yeah, it's going to be great. and to remind everybody, "thank you notes," our first book is in stores right now. [ cheers and applause ] quick read. good presents for grads and dads. >> higgins: yeah, dad's day is coming up. >> jimmy: dad's day is coming. it's this sunday. is father's day, right? >> higgins: i guess you're right. >> jimmy: yeah, absolutely. so go get that crappy gift for your dad together as soon as you possibly can. you guys, right now it's time for "celebrity whispers." here we go. ♪ [ whispers ] >> celebrity whispers. >> hello, i'm peggy hess, and welcome to "celebrity whispers." sshh. [ whispering ] >> hey, can we rent "cool runnings" tonight? >> yeah, put it on the top of the netflix queue. >> okay. special edition, though. i want to listen to the commentary track. >> i've heard it a few times already, but i'll watch it again with you. >> thanks. >> celebrity. [ whispering ] >> hey, did i tell you about that time i bought that mountain lion? >> no.
[ laughter ] >> well, i punched him in the face. and when he was in a daze, i explained to him that i am a wizard and that we will be friends until the end of time. [ laughter ] he said okay, that's fine. and he was my best friend. [ laughter ] >> whispers! [ whispering ] >> oh, yeah. i wanted to show you some of my drawings. i do fan art. here, check this out. it's my drawing one of the power rangers. [ laughter ] oh, and dig this. it's garfield's odie. >> oh, yeah. jim davis. great. you're a garfield nut. we both hate mondays and love lasagna. [ laughter ] >> "celebrity whispers." [ whispering ] >> hey, sorry i sat on your guinea pig earlier. it was an accident. it was pretty funny though, right? [ laughter ] >> mm-hmm. >> it's just that i think he was making fun of me the way he was looking at me. i don't take that kind of [ bleep ] from anybody. >> mm-hmm. >> hey, you know the name of that song, it goes, like -- [ singing ] ♪ yeah you want my body
uh-huh, i want your body ♪ and the chorus is like -- [ scatting ] or something like that? >> yeah, that sounds familiar. >> man, i just love songs that get me on the dance floor, you know? >> totally. [ laughter ] >> celebrita! [ cheers and applause ] [ whispering ] >> hey, man, sorry about eating all your pretzels. >> mm-hmm. [ cheers and applause ] >> they were just sitting there, so i thought it would be okay. the bag was open. i didn't even know it was yours. [ laughter ] >> i'm peggy hess. i'll see you next time on "celebrity whispers." [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "celebrity whispers." stick around. we'll be right back with more "late night," everybody! come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at p.f. chang's, we don't just make dinner.
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hello. hello. how are you? how are you? are you mocking me? are you mocking me? [ both ] well it sounded like you were... now that you're repeating... everything...that i say. ok. ok. [ both ] we made some progress yesterday. [ pen clicks ] [ pen clicks ] click. [ male announcer ] we take the time for our cheese to mature before we bake it into every delicious cracker because at cheez-it, real cheese matters. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: okay, everybody. welcome back. you know, we, we love gadgets on this show, and we love games. that's why it's time once again for "cell phone shoot-out!"
♪ [ dialing ] >> jimmy: welcome to "cell phone shoot-out." here is how the game works. we're going to invite three people down here with cell phone cameras. a bunch of images are going to flash by on the sharp 108 really fast, six images a second. you're going to snap a picture with your cell phone as they go by. whatever you take a picture of, well, that's what you win. steve, what kind of prizes are we playing for here tonight? >> higgins: well jimmy, today, we have two hairs from elijah wood. [ laughter ] ♪ the snacket, the world's first 100% edible jacket. [ laughter ] a starbucks gift card worth $1,000. a call from the wolf waker. and 15 second dance party with the sim city dancers. [ laughter ] jimmy? >> jimmy: some pretty exciting prizes. higgins, who do we have playing the game tonight? >> higgins: tonight's contestants are jay erskine,
jennifer girod, and ben shapiro. get your cell phones cocked and ready and get on down now to play "cell phone shoot-out"! ♪ >> jimmy: welcome, welcome. hey, there, what is your name and where are you from? >> jay erskine, nashville, tennessee. >> jimmy: very good. >> jennifer from long island, new york. >> jimmy: hey. >> brian from boston, mass. >> jimmy: very good. [ cheers and applause ] >> jennifer from long island. ♪ >> brian from boston, mass. ♪ >> jennifer from long island. ♪ >> brian from boston, mass. ♪ >> jennifer from long island. ♪ >> brian from boston, mass. ♪ >> jennifer from long island. ♪ >> brian from boston, mass. ♪ >> tennessee. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: here we go. please turn around and face the sharp 108. get your cell phones ready. get the camera apps all going and moving. couple iphones and then you brought something special for us. from -- [ laughter ]
-- from 2003. oh, okay. but now, don't fire until i tell you to, okay? i will give you the signal. let's start the loop! ♪ ready. aim. shoot! ♪ stop the loop! stop the loop. let's see what we got here. here we go. player number one? oh, this is nice. you won a chewed pen cap. [ laughter ] >> higgins: oh. you won a chewed pen cap. who chewed it? we can't say. but what we can say is you know her very well. she's one of the most famous people on the planet. want proof? she's more famous than everyone in this room, combined. >> jimmy: wow. ♪ jimmy >> jimmy: wow. congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] mystery chewer. we can't tell you who it was but someone famous chewed on it. uh-oh. [ laughter ] you won a chewed pen cap. >> higgins: whoa! ♪ you've won a chewed pen cap.
who chewed it? we can't say. but what we can say is you know her work very well. she's one of the most famous people on the planet. want proof? she's more famous than everyone in this room, combined. [ laughter and applause ] jimmy, back to you. we're going to have to split that in half. >> jimmy: we won't have to split that one in half. would you like to turn in your present for one other prize? >> sure. >> jimmy: why don't you take home that snacket. yeah. >> oh. ♪ you've won the snacket, the world's first 100% edible jacket. out on the town and have yourself craving a snack? well, you're wearing this delicious edible jacket by food body. you won't have to look very far. just take a few bites out of your sleeve and keep on trucking. ♪ [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: start eating your snacket right now. it's really delish. pretty good, right? >> yeah. >> jimmy: the whole jacket's edible. you can wear it out tonight. all right, junior. let's see what you've got here. [ drumroll ] oh, this is fantastic. you won the call of the wolf waker. >> steve: oh. [ laughter and applause ] you've won the mystical call of the wolf waker. [ wolf waker call ] ♪ [ laughter ] [ howling ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: very good, congratulations. congratulations, hope you
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how are ya? >> how are you? >> jimmy: thank you for coming back to visit our show. >> i love being here with you. >> jimmy: oh, good. we love you, love having you here. i have got to say, i was talking to you backstage, i got to do, i was very lucky to do and very thankful, i got to do a parody, kind of, or a tribute. >> yes. >> jimmy: to your daughter willow smith's song, "whip my hair." >> yes. which is genius. genius! i loved it. >> jimmy: i did it -- we had bruce springsteen here. >> yes. >> jimmy: he came on, he was, like, i want to do it. i want to do something with jimmy. i want to do something with jimmy. i go, okay, we'll think of something to do. so we wanted to do a version of -- i do neil young on the show. >> right. >> jimmy: so i did neil young singing "whip my hair" but not willow's version. i did like ♪ with my hair back and forth! ♪ i love that you know it. [ laughter ] and bruce is like, ♪ you got to whip your hair! ♪ so, we did it. it was one of my favorite things ever. >> it was so dope. you know? >> jimmy: i get the nicest thank-you card in the mail from -- look at your little pal,
this is little willow smith. >> aw! [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: how cute is that? and look at this. >> she said i'm feeling that idea. >> jimmy: how funny is, that right? but look at this. like the coolest thank-you note card ever. >> she sent you the nice one because on the other one she has a little skull on the back with a little grey bow. so she sent you like the -- >> jimmy: a skull and a grey bow? >> with little hearts and the eye sockets. >> jimmy: cute and scary. >> halloween, baby, so. >> jimmy: she's super cute. please tell her thank you. >> i will. >> jimmy: i'd love to meet her one day. >> absolutely. >> jimmy: sweetest thing. >> absolutely. >> jimmy: you recently tweeted up this pic. i love that you're very tight with your family. here's you and willow right there. this in new york? where were you? >> where were we? that was recently. that's us in the studio. she was just recording one of her songs. >> jimmy: gosh. >> one of her new singles, and that was us in the studio. >> jimmy: now, how old is she now? >> she's 10. >> jimmy: she's 10 years old. >> she's 10 years old. >> jimmy: is she going to put out a whole album or --
>> yes, she's going to a whole album, probably between september and october. >> jimmy: she seems like a level-headed, cool kid. >> oh, yeah. she absolutely is. she's very creative, and she's a firecracker, she's just a fireball. >> jimmy: she just wants to do stuff. >> just wants to do stuff. >> jimmy: like mommy and daddy. >> just everything. she loves photography. takes some awesome pictures. >> jimmy: really? >> she paints. she loves to dance, she's in ballet, she does everything. >> jimmy: you have such a talented family. i want to just live with you guys for a week. [ laughter ] maybe it will rub off. give me something to do. if i could leave with one talent. the smith family household. >> welcome anytime. >> jimmy: you just recently chaperoned because your son went on tour with the biebs. >> yes. so did willow. willow opened for justin bieber, as well. so, he did "never say never," poor justin. and she opened during the uk part. >> jimmy: does that drive you -- nuts? >> it was crazy to watch my 10-year-old daughter open for justin bieber and command an audience of 20,000 people.
it was sick. and she was amazing, like -- >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. >> and look, you think that your daughter's going to walk in and see, you know, the place with 20,000 people and be, like, "oh, my god, i don't think i can do it." she was like, "is this where i'm performing? okay, i can't wait." [ laughter ] she started like a dance party! and i looked at will and i said, "i told you." >> jimmy: really. >> yeah. and then, she murdered it. >> jimmy: i was scared just to walk in my parents' kitchen and tell jokes when i was a little kid. >> no. [ laughter ] >> it was crazy. >> jimmy: the crowd wasn't as accepting -- my parents booed me. [ laughter ] we don't like it -- we heard this joke already. >> she murdered it. >> jimmy: good for her. >> i mean, it was the most amazing thing to watch. >> jimmy: and then your son, "karate kid." >> yeah. >> jimmy: and then "never say never" -- he's in 3d. >> yeah. >> jimmy: did he go see it -- did you see it in 3d? >> yeah, he saw the 3d. he went to the premiere with justin. >> jimmy: i love him. see, i think i would get along with your kids. i think we have the same brain. yeah, yeah. as a 10-year-old. because if i was in 3d, i'd be like, let's go, i'd be giving people the glasses. like, let's go.
i mean that was so cool. i mean, now here's the picture of you, another picture of you looking gorgeous as always, ooh-la-la. >> oh. >> jimmy: ooh-la-la. [ audience ohs ] [ applause ] that's just your casual outfit, right? your walking around. >> that's just the casual -- you know i just wear that, you know, on an off day. >> jimmy: yeah, just walking around the house, hanging out. >> just walking around the house with a pair of stilettos, you know. >> jimmy: completely, that's good. i like -- look at this on this dvd of "hawthorne" right here. it's all you on the cover. >> yeah. the many -- the many hats of christina hawthorne. i think that particular picture represents pretty much all women, you know. we have to do so many things and be so many things. >> jimmy: this one is like the professional. >> yep. >> jimmy: this is the -- right, and this is a little casshy --. >> that's little casshy. >> jimmy: going to starbucks? >> yeah. >> jimmy: this lady goes to starbucks? >> yep. >> jimmy: gets like -- like a coffee bar, and a caramel latte. and then, this one's in a race, but this is like the nurse. the beeper. >> yeah. >> jimmy: the pager. >> the pager. and the workout chick in the pink. >> jimmy: yeah, workout over
here, working out, doing all sorts of, like, zumba or -- some type of -- >> exactly. >> jimmy: in gym class. then different -- >> that's a different kind of nurse. this is the floor nurse. this is the admin nurse. >> jimmy: yeah. >> you know. >> jimmy: and then you can put on the scrubs, scrubby scrubs. >> just in case i got to, you know, resuscitate someone. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] and, you know, they took the sex kitten off because i had one with a little short skirt, you know what i'm saying with the heels. >> jimmy: oh, that's why you got to get this magazine right here. look at this momma. yes, nurse can i help you? hey, doctor, can i get that one nurse? you know what i'm talking about. look at the nurse in there. come on. now, season three kicks off tomorrow. now, last time i -- the end of season two was insane. >> yes. >> jimmy: it literally was explosive. >> yes. >> jimmy: the hospital blew up. >> the hospital blew up. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. and then you also found out you were pregnant. >> that i was pregnant. >> jimmy: what in the what -- how do you top that? >> well, i tell you what -- >> jimmy: you go to space this season. [ laughter ] >> something like that. >> jimmy: yeah. >> but, you know, we open our -- our first episode is pretty intense. you know, it's the best day of our life and the worst day of
our life. it opens with the wedding, and that wedding day ends with her being attacked. and then nick renada, who's mark anthony, who's the detective -- >> jimmy: j. lo's husband. >> yes. he comes back, and he finds out who attacked christina and why. he's very upset about it. >> jimmy: i'm upset, too. i'm bummed out. >> and then tom wakefield is trying to save christina's life throughout the whole episode. >> jimmy: see, that's what i'm talking about? you guys got to -- got to get into "hawthorne." it's real good. you and marc anthony have a little -- little background. >> well, yeah, we have a little background because we dated last year, so he comes back on the scene -- >> jimmy: well, too late, buddy, your already pregnant so tough. >> yeah. gets a little -- gets a little tense. we have -- we deal with a lot of adult issues this year. we'll just put that it way. >> jimmy: really. we have a clip from "hawthorne." i want to show the beautiful -- the very cool jada pinkett smith. check it out. >> hello. [ speaking foreign language ] >> you sure you got the right number? >> i'll make this meeting with morrison quick. >> i miss you already. >> only been five hours. i miss you like crazy.
>> all right. i'm going to take a hot bath, and i suggest you get home before it gets cold, because that's when i get out and that's when you miss out. >> oh, really. well, you just make sure you keep my side of the bed, warm okay? >> no. what's mine is -- [ audience ohs ] [ applause ] >> jimmy: you scare me. come on. she's okay, everybody. she's just acting. our thanks for the great jada pinkett smith. don't miss the season premiere of "hawthorne," tnt, tomorrow night at 10:00! we'll be right back with simon pegg. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] jimmy: welcome back, everybody. you know our next guest from the popular comedies "shaun of the dead," "hot fuzz," and "paul" or as scotty from the blockbuster reboot of "star trek." he's now an author. his new book, "nerd do well," is out right now. give it up for simon pegg! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
>> hi. hi. hello. >> jimmy: how are you, my friend? >> i'm really well. i'm very -- i love you! >> jimmy: he was talking to jada pinkett smith. he was just a little late on the yell. congratulations on this book now. >> thanks. >> jimmy: "nerd do well." >> there it is. >> jimmy: there you are, yeah. it was out in the u.k. already, and now it's out in the united states. >> yeah. >> jimmy: are you surprised by that? i mean, do you know what i mean -- >> yeah, i'm glad that it is. i wrote a special forward for the u.s., so it's better than the british one. >> jimmy: yeah! >> yeah! you and me buddy. >> jimmy: dad, shut up! [ laughter ] mr. pegg, please. >> all right, yeah, no. it's lovely, and it's nice to think that maybe seven or eight people will want to read it here in the u.s. >> jimmy: i think they would. it's a very interesting story. you know what i like about it, it's almost like there's two types of books in this one book. >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: one you write, kind of, in your mind, the imagination of you as a secret spy.
>> that's right. >> jimmy: yeah, one you -- about this character. every other chapter is this character. >> that's -- that's me. that's a photograph there. >> jimmy: that's not a photograph. that is a drawing. you're a liar. >> it's a mix it up. >> jimmy: and who is that sidekick behind you there? >> that's canterbury my robot butler. [ laughter ] >> we all have them in the u.k. everyone's got a robot butler. >> jimmy: yeah, you have to have to have a robot butler. >> yeah. >> jimmy: but, so, one chapter is about that. and then the rest is about your real life which is about -- >> about me. >> jimmy: and there you are there. [ laughter ] have you drawn [bleep] on your stomach there -- >> yep. >> jimmy: with a marker? have you -- have you shown this to anthony weiner? [ laughter ] >> i -- i sent that to anthony weiner. >> jimmy: he sent it back? >> before texting even existed. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you mailed it? >> yeah. >> jimmy: that was very nice of you. >> the old way. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: but i like this book. it's so fun. and like, if you look at the inside here, look at all these drawings you put here.
>> i know that was all stuff i did when i was, like, 28. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: wait a second, i thought you were going to say 15. yeah, yeah, yeah. 28. >> that's all from my school books and stuff. >> jimmy: that's cool. there's a phone number in there. is that an easter egg or no? >> it's my phone number. >> jimmy: is it really? >> i'm available. no. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: there, right there. it looks like a number. >> it's a comedy club. that was part of my -- when i was a stand-up, some of that was my book of old contacts and stuff. so don't ring it. it's not there anymore. >> jimmy: well how do we know? we don't know. i don't know. i was going to try to call a 1-800 and see what it is. but it's not -- dirty sex line. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: has nothing to do with this but -- >> i answered though, right? >> jimmy: yes you did, it was you. but it was filthy. are you -- are you kind of -- i like seeing nerds doing well. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and nerds -- i can that's the book. "nerd do well." but it's like -- it's almost like a different type of nerd, i think. >> yes. >> jimmy: in a weird way, because it's like you've embraced your nerdism and -- >> well, it's no longer -- it's no longer a shameful thing, you know. it's kind of like, if you look at all the big summer movies now, they're all like it's captain america. it's green lantern.
it's all kind of nerdy stuff really, like nerds -- the geeks have inherited the earth, you know. and now it's like -- we rule now. >> jimmy: yeah, that's great. that's really cool. [ applause ] >> yeah. >> jimmy: they say the geeks shall inherit the earth, if second you did a second book, that would be a great title. there's one chapter in here that you're in love with carrie fisher. >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: and, gosh, we all love carrie fisher. i loved her from "blues brothers." >> yeah, absolutely. >> jimmy: she was just so cool. >> i remember seeing her -- >> jimmy: flame thrower. >> yeah. i saw after "star wars" when she was all feisty and a bit, like -- you know, she was in love, and it made me feel funny in my tummy because it wasn't princess leia but it was still her. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i got you. yeah, yeah. >> sorry, sorry. just had to share. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. but there's a whole thing. did you ever meet her? >> i did. you know the funny thing was i queued up -- i lined up to meet her at comicon, like, you know, just as a fan, but i just finished signing myself for "shaun of the dead." so, i literally was, like, looking over to see where she was and signing autographs and got to the last one, and i'm like, thank you. and then walked over and joined the line to meet carrie fisher with a guy who just got my autograph. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: standing behind him. >> i was, like, "hi." >> jimmy: can i get a picture of this? >> i was like, i just paid 15 bucks! [ laughter ]
but i went up and i said to her that i told her i used to kiss her picture every night before i went to bed. and -- >> jimmy: is that when security grabbed you and -- pulled you out of -- removed you from comicon? >> she said -- no, she said, "do you feel better for telling me that?" and i said -- i said, "yes i do." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, why not? you got to meet a lot of your idols. i mean -- >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: you just got work with spielberg on "tin tin." >> yeah, which was amazing. fantastic. >> jimmy: that looks so cool. the trailer -- i saw the trailer, and it killed in the theater i was in. >> it's extraordinary. i mean it really is like -- it just looks so beautiful and -- i mean, america is probably not familiar with "tin tin." it's from belgium, the story. >> jimmy: it's like "hello kitty" for us. >> oh, is it? >> jimmy: we know it exists. >> it's there. >> jimmy: it's there. yeah, we know it's available. >> but it's going to blow people away, i think. >> jimmy: yeah, and it's like a new type of animation, right? >> yeah. performance capture. we did like -- you know it's the suits -- like "avatar," basically. we all had the very tight-fitting -- me and nick cross in tight-fitting outfits. not that pretty. [ scattered applause ] >> jimmy: that could sell the
movie alone, maybe, right there. yeah, yeah, yeah. he's a funny guy. >> in the film -- in the film we're identical twins. so, it was great. steven spielberg beat me up on set. it was one of the most amazing days of my life. >> jimmy: what are you talking about? you started a fight with steven spielberg? >> no, he was demonstrating to andy serkis, who played gollum in lord of the rings, how to rough my character up at one point, or it was a character, he used me. he said, "simon, let me do this." so he sat on top of me and -- "it's like this. it's like this!" and i was going -- [ laughter ] and then andy serkis is going, "you mean like this?" and i was going -- and i was laughing like i was being tickled because i was being, you know, basically man-handled by the creator of "e.t." and gollum. >> jimmy: and gollum as well. yeah, yeah. >> how did this happen? >> jimmy: it was the weirdest in my whole life. it is so wild. >> yeah. >> jimmy: then, i mean, "star trek," by the way, great job in "star trek." that was just phenomenal. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. thank you. >> jimmy: what an honor that is. >> amazing. >> jimmy: what an honor. did you get to meet any of the -- i know -- >> well -- >> jimmy: spock was walking around. >> yeah, spock was obviously -- leonard nimoy was in it. >> jimmy: oh, that's right. >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: i'm assuming everybody
calls him spock, right, i mean -- >> that's the weird thing. when i -- i have a scene with spock and kirk. they come down into the planet where i'm sort of marooned, and there's a scene where he's talking to me, and i was doing it. and i just kept losing the -- my concentration. i kept thinking, that's spock! [ laughter ] it wasn't just leonard with -- you know he -- >> jimmy: no. you didn't meet him in a mall somewhere. >> it was like, i've known that character since i was nine, right. like '79 i think i started watching it on british tv, and then, you know, maybe 30 years later, exactly 30 years later, and i'm talking to the character, not just the actor but the character. and i kept sort of going -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: how could this be real? >> it was ridiculous. >> jimmy: how could it be real? well congratulations on everything. i hope everyone picks up this book "nerd do well." download it on your kindle, whatever you've got to do. [ cheers and applause ] simon pegg, everybody. when we come back, simon and i are going to play a little "call of duty: modern warfare 3"! come on back. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] we have a pretty big family,
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